Not quite every member of Congress gave a standing ovation to the president’s promise to bypass Congress whenever possible to help Americans. That fact that even one of them did, however, is confusing at best.
Seeing members of Congress applaud when Obama vows to completely bypass their Constitutional duties and do whatever he wants<<< #sotu
— Justin Dodd (@therealjdodd) January 29, 2014
Seeing parts of congress applaud Obama saying he intends to bypass them was funny
— Rob Schuster Hand Washing Enthusiast (@robpalooza) January 29, 2014
POTUS tells Congress he will bypass them and they applaud. *SMH* This is all just a game to them. #SOTU
— Terrie (@Texas56) January 29, 2014
Think Crowley was the D who echoed "Do it," after Obama said if he can bypass Congress to help Americans, "that is what I am going to do."
— Dan Friedman (@dfriedman33) January 29, 2014
Every member in the chamber who just stood and cheered for Obama's threat to bypass Congress is a traitor. #SOTU
— Paula Bolyard (@pbolyard) January 29, 2014
And all those members of congress who just stood and applauded the president for saying he is going to bypass congress… *high five* #SOTU
— Adam Dixon ? (@audiophileaj) January 29, 2014
The state of our union. RT @HuffPostMedia: Obama to Congress: “I will bypass you repeatedly.” Congress: “(Loud applause)"
— The Happy Feminist ? (@HappyFeminist) January 29, 2014
Why is Congress applauding his declaration to bypass congress? #SOTU
— Better Than (@jonathankroll) January 29, 2014
— Alex Blum (@alexblum) January 29, 2014
Congress applauding POTUS declaring he will bypass them if necessary. Ironic. #SOTU
— Jennifer Berigan ? (@CTUnionista) January 29, 2014
Surprised at applause over threat to bypass congress. Why? #SOTU
— Annie Olson (@dalrhet) January 29, 2014
— Michaela Dodge (@MichaelaTHF) January 29, 2014